All Souls Day, New Orleans
By Diogenes ( articles ) | Nov 01, 2003
Code of Canon Law, n. 767 (1983):
The most important form of preaching is the homily, which is part of the liturgy, and is reserved to a priest or deacon.
Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Directory for the Application of Principles and Norms on Ecumenism, n. 134 (1993):
In the Catholic Eucharistic Liturgy, the homily which forms part of the liturgy itself is reserved to the priest or deacon, since it is the presentation of the mysteries of faith and the norms of Christian living in accordance with Catholic teaching and tradition.
New Orleans Times-Picayune, "Bishop from N. Ireland to Speak" (November 1, 2003):
In a demonstration of ecumenical spirit, James Mehaffey, an Anglican bishop from Northern Ireland, will deliver the sermon Sunday at the 4:30 p.m. Catholic Mass at St. Louis Cathedral. New Orleans Archbishop Alfred C. Hughes will be the celebrant.
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